Thomas J. Champ, age 68, died in Decatur County [February 1916].

Born in Decatur County, 14, September 1847, to Caleb and Martha Champ.

Married 19 January 1871 to Mary A. Townsend [1847-1929], 5 children, 3 survive: Willard Monroe, Caleb Arnold and William W. brothers: Virgil, James, and Marion Champ. Sisters: Mrs. Childress and Mrs. Ida Mitchell. Buried St. Omer Cemetery.

Shelby Democrat, 10 February 1916
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman